Which company would you close?MoneySaving Poll Results

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Poll Started 14 Dec 2009:

Which company would you close?

If you were given a magic wand to make one of the following 50 companies simply not exist for the betterment of the UK - which would you pick (in other words, ignore the job loss impact)? The selection includes big name media companies, banks, airlines, retailers and utility companies.

Which company would you make disappear?

Results

01. Abbey539 votes (3 %)
02. Alliance & Leicester224 votes (1 %)
03. Asda149 votes (1 %)
04. Barclays448 votes (2 %)
05. BBC502 votes (2 %)
06. BHS110 votes (1 %)
07. BP199 votes (1 %)
08. British Airways646 votes (3 %)
09. British Gas811 votes (4 %)
10. British Telecom948 votes (4 %)
11. BSkyB923 votes (4 %)
12. Carphone Warehouse/TalkTalk507 votes (2 %)
13. Channel 4  30 votes (0 %)
14. Daily Mail1,522 votes (7 %)
15. Daily Telegraph  22 votes (0 %)
16. Easyjet122 votes (1 %)
17. EDF Energy138 votes (1 %)
18. E.On147 votes (1 %)
19. Esso113 votes (1 %)
20. Financial Times  16 votes (0 %)
21. HSBC364 votes (2 %)
22. Iceland278 votes (1 %)
23. ITV107 votes (1 %)
24. Lloyds/HBOS1,071 votes (5 %)
25. Marks & Spencer  71 votes (0 %)
26. Morrisons  44 votes (0 %)
27. Nationwide  60 votes (0 %)
28. Natwest/RBS874 votes (4 %)
29. Npower322 votes (2 %)
30. O2  93 votes (0 %)
31. Orange185 votes (1 %)
32. Ryanair1,605 votes (8 %)
33. Sainsbury  36 votes (0 %)
34. Scottish Power145 votes (1 %)
35. Scottish & Southern  41 votes (0 %)
36. Selfridges  42 votes (0 %)
37. Somerfield  85 votes (0 %)
38. Tesco1,426 votes (7 %)
39. Texaco121 votes (1 %)
40. Topshop  50 votes (0 %)
41. The Express  64 votes (0 %)
42. The Guardian129 votes (1 %)
43. The Independent  18 votes (0 %)
44. The Mirror152 votes (1 %)
45. The Sun4,863 votes (23 %)
46. The Times  13 votes (0 %)
47. T-mobile144 votes (1 %)
48. Virgin282 votes (1 %)
49. Vodafone155 votes (1 %)
50. Zara184 votes (1 %)

                   21,140 votes received.

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